Official Information of the University regarding Coronavirus

The University of Vienna recommends not to travel abroad at the moment!

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to the most frequently asked questions about the topic of coronavirus:

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Current Information and Corona Hotline - University of Vienna

Current Information from the University management

Corona Hotline - University of Vienna: 01 4277/17575 (Mo-Fr, 8:00-18:00)

Information of Ministries and Health Organisations

Please find information on SARS CoV-2 on the websites of AGES, the Ministry of Social Affairs, Health Care and Consumer Protecion and the City of Vienna.

Please also note the travel warnings on the website of the Ministry of European and International Affairs.

Information for

Incoming Students

Until 30 April 2020, no courses/exams with student attendance will take place at the University of Vienna. Teaching will instead take place in the form of remote learning (particularly via e-learning). The University of Vienna supports all incoming students to finish their semester successfully.

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FAQ for Incoming Students


Will I be able to finish courses at the University of Vienna, once I have travelled back to my home university?
You want to go home now, but hope to return to Vienna later to finish the semester
You decide to withdraw from the program, and end your stay in Vienna
You want to return home but aren’t sure if/for how long it will be possible
You want to deregister at the Municipal District Office
You have questions about your courses/course registration at the University of Vienna
You have more general questions about the university operations (University of Vienna)
Who can I contact if I am in need of emotional or psychological support?

Information for

Outgoing Students

Due to the current developments the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has issued a high security risk for all countries worldwide. It advises Austrian travellers to urgently return home and take advantage of the currently still available return travel options. See:

Please check the current travel regulations (if necessary in consultation with the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs).

Erasmus+ Outgoing Students: If you decide to cancel your stay abroad, please let us know and send us the completed withdrawal form. In case of a cancellation, please also inform your host institution and ask them to issue a confirmation of stay for the completed period of your stay. You can find a template here. Furthermore, please clarify with your host university whether you can complete your courses online. Contact:

For further information on changes concerning your Erasmus+ stay (e.g. cancellation, intermission), we refer you to today’s e-mail from the OeAD here

Non EU Student Mobility: In case of a return , please inform us as well as your host university. Furthermore, please clarify with your host university whether you can complete your courses online. In addition, we need a confirmation of stay from the host university (email is sufficient). With regard to the scholarship, we can guarantee that there will be no disadvantages if you return earlier. Contact:

Erasmus+ Internships: Please find more information here. Contact:

Short Term Grants Abroad: Please inform us via in case of your return. With regard to the grant, we are aiming to find solutions that will not cause any disadvantages for you.

Information on

Staff Mobility

Please note that staff mobility programs (incoming and outgoing) financed by the University of Vienna will be suspended until the end of April. Mobilities that have already been approved can be postponed.

The Staff Mobility Team advises you on questions about staff mobility:

Information on

Erasmus+ Projects

Please find current information on Erasmus + projects of the National Agency here.

Information on new deadlines for project application: here.